29 October, 2020

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QC Geoffrey Robertson Calls For Sri Lanka CHOGM Boycott

The QC Geoffrey Robertson is one of a growing number calling for the leaders of Commonwealth countries to boycott the CHOGM heads of government meeting, planned for Colombo Sri Lanka, in November, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reports.

Geoffrey Robertson, QC

He conducted a review of the process that led to the impeachment and sacking of the country’s chief justice earlier this year, that found Sri Lanka’s legal system wanting.

A recent report from Amnesty International also claims there are mounting human rights abuses in the country against anyone who is critical of the government.

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    A**H*** like you should perish. Now calls for boycott has become everyone’s fashion to get media attention.

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      A Fashion? You idiot its a must. We will crack firecrackers if that happens. Gonraja will be humiliated so the majority of people will be jubilliant.

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    Hello QC idiot, not boycott but take it away from Sri Lanka and conduct it anywhere you want.

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      That will happen, just stay put and see whats gonna happen thanks a mad dog guy as a leader.

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        Mr. Perera must be dreaming in cloud 9 :D by the way which ancestor of yours got raped by Portuguese? You should have born there.

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    The current international politics has become so complicated and ramified with so many contradictions and inconsistencies in the affairs impacting both domestic and internationally.
    Historically the west has plundered the wealth of poor nations by perpetrating criminal force and mass killings on the innocent natives. The west having enriched and powerful nations by such means has turned out to be preachers for others who are the members of an international order that the west themselves have created and established. In reality this is the social order where every nation is a member of world community and cannot live in isolation
    The poor nations are mere victims of this international order fighting them unknown of a way out instead. In reality these poor nations too have become part of this world order economically, socially , politically and culturally and the west has virtually became the policemen of this systems r through various institutions and organizations established under this system. The use of force at by them at times ruthless and controversial by virtue of their strength and power.
    As far as poor nations are concerned their expectations for good self-government were short lived for some of them for which they themselves are to be blamed. The countries like Libya, Egypt, Syria including Sri Lanka are classic examples that despite whatever the cultural and social upbringings in their past, after independence they have denigrated in to oppressive, cruel and tyrannical ruling systems where basic human rights and dignified way of life have been sullied.
    Sri Lanka is a typical example of a failed nation in good governance considering its past cultural and religious heritage. In the recent past it has become a killing field not only from the point of view of last stages of Elam war but also in dealing with Sinhala youth uprisings .The recent surprise exposure in Matale mass grave is a case in point.
    All these killings have gone unheeded where perpetrates of crimes linger without any accountability for such crimes. The society too has become criminalized as a result of law and order situation has deteriorated. The innocent people have become mere onlookers whilst massive breaches of human rights, cruelty and fear and threat to life are taking place in impunity. The people have lost faith in the electoral systems which have been manipulated for rulers and their families to continue to remain and enjoy in power regardless. All these show that Sri Lanka a failed nation .The international intervention restore law and order and to bring culprits to books is a lesser evil than the present morose that prevails in Sri Lanka.

    Chandra Seneviratne

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    QC Robertson Wants The Queen And Commonwealth Leaders To Boycott Of Sri Lanka – February 28,2013

    Odd that with this supposedly “growing number” they have to keep repeating the brayings of the same donkey and trying to pass it off as news :)

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    The UK being a epitome in the field of democracy and human rights seems to be suffering from a serious problem of duplicity in the case of Mahinda Rajapakse. Many legal luminaries have voiced concern and stated the legal position. It has been brought up by judiciary and bar associations throughout the the world. But the political position seems to be wavering. It seems there is split between the legal and political positions.

    Even politically opposition to CHOGM in Hambantota has been voiced in both houses. But the British Govt seems to think otherwise with no particular reason. Can it be the business deals for British companies etc. Then econmoc reasons upstage huma rights and democracy. Certainly not cricket old boy.

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    Now UN is a family business. From the top to the bottom who all speaks the language of thuggery. Thats why there is no law and order in this mad world of UN hypocracy. The so called western powers run along like puppies to the whims and calls of these family orientated businesses in the name of THE UNITED NATIONS AND THE COMMONWEALTH STATES who are dominating and creating the evil and vile rulers in the world. So Cameron is another one of those puppies who will run when told to run. No guts to say NO.

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    E.B. Perera ,

    Another LTTE supporter in Sinhala name , too late bro, even David Cammeron is coming to CHOGM ( Ha Ha Ha)

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